Nyla Ali Khan

Nyla Ali Khan is the author of Fiction of Nationality in an Era of Transnationalism, Islam, Women, and Violence in Kashmir, The Life of a Kashmiri Woman, and the editor of The Parchment of Kashmir. Nyla Ali Khan has also served as an guest editor working on articles from the Jammu and Kashmir region for Oxford University Press (New York), helping to identify, commission, and review articles. She can be reached at nylakhan@aol.com.

Survivors of Trauma Transform Their Vulnerabilities into Strength

Transnational and Transformative Movements: BLM, Kashmir, and Prison Reform in Oklahoma

Why I Wrote “Educational Strategies for Youth Empowerment in Conflict Zones”

Fallacious Arguments Employed to Justify the Revocation of Jammu and Kashmir’s Autonomy and Its Bifurcation

The Sociopolitical and Historical Context That Shaped Kashmiri Women Like My Grandmother in the 1940s

COVID-19 Makes Manifest the Danger of Sectioning Off Humanity into Various “Races” and Various “Worlds”

Finding Meaning and Purpose in Adversity

A Humanist Response, as a Self-Conscious Philosophy, to Pandemics

Relationships are Not the Monopoly of the State and Its Appendages

Jammu and Kashmir Cannot be Reduced to Rubble

The BJP is Not India, and Every Indian is Not a Modi-Devotee

In a Time of Increasing Polarization in Kashmir, Evoke Those Scholars and Saints Who Symbolized Pluralism

Seeking Solomon’s Wisdom: Reflections of a Daughter of Kashmir from the Land of Oklahoma

The Project of Erasing the Indigenous History of Kashmir

An Ode to Kashmir

India is Gradually Leaning Toward a Dangerous Unitarianism

Homogenizing India: the Citizenship Debate

Lesson in Diplomacy for India’s Consul General Sandeep Chakravorty

Bigotry and Ideology in India and Kashmir: the Legacy of the Babri Masjid Mosque

No Development Without the Politics of Mass Mobilization and Demilitarization in Kashmir

An Important History Lesson for Mainstream Indian and Pakistani Mainstream Politicians

Why Are Modi and His Cohort Paranoid About Diversity?

Spectacles of the Demolition of the Babri Masjid in Uttar Pradesh and the Revocation of the Autonomous Status of Kashmir

Revive the True Spirit of Constitutionality and Federalism in India: Article 370

Kashmiri Pride and Dignity: My Grandfather’s Dream Will Not Be Forgotten

Kashmir: Decentralize Power and Revive Regional Political Institutions

Jammu and Kashmir: the Legitimacy of Article 370

A Wretched Day for Democracy: Revocation of the Special Status of Kashmir

Why is Education Being Corporatized and Human Life Being Devalued?

Extremism and Counternarratives

The Decay of the Urdu Language and Its Literature and Culture in Post-Partition India is an Effect of the Imposition of the Singular Definition of Nation 

Nuanced Readings of the Politics of the Indian National Congress in the Wake of Elections in India

Dilution of “Kashmiriyat” and Regional Nationalism

Educators Can Facilitate the Process of Healing in Conflict Zones

Intersectionalities of Gender and Politics in Indian-Administered Kashmir

A New Regional Order: Producing Cross-Economic, Political, and Cultural Interests Among the People of Kashmir

Rapprochement, Dialogue, and a Peaceful Resolution of Jammu and Kashmir

Historicizing the Special Status of Jammu and Kashmir

Politics of Jammu and Kashmir: The Only Viable Way is Forward

Economic and Emotional Rehabilitation of such Women in Kashmir?

Delineation of Concrete Measures

Reconstructing the Politics of Power via MLK

A Woman’s Wide Sphere of Influence Within Folklore and Social Practices

Peace Cannot Be Achieved by Force, It Can Only Be Achieved By Understanding

The Revival of Democratization is Not a Natural Corollary, But Requires Deliberate Efforts

“The Rights of Every Man [Woman] are Diminished When the Rights of One Man [Woman] Are Threatened”

A Woman’s Selfhood and Her Ability to Act in the Public Domain: Resilience of Nadia Murad

In Politics There are No Permanent Friends or Foes

Women as Repositories of Communal Values and Cultural Traditions

Religion, Reformation, and Modernity